WHITMAN, WALT. [1847–1865] Journalist and poet uniquely identified with New York. Journalist/editor in Brooklyn. Member of the Pfaffians, early bohemians who were forerunners of the Beats. Best known for Leaves of Grass. Diaries published as The Collected Writings of Walt Whitman. New York University Press, 1963–64 and 1984. Also Complete Prose Works, Walt Whitman. Philadelphia, David McKay, 1892; Notes and Fragments by Walt Whitman and edited by Richard Maurice Bucke. London, Ontario, printed by A. Talbot & Co., 1899; Walt Whitman, the Man. By Thomas C. Donaldson. New York, Francis P. Harper, 1896; and The Uncollected Poetry and Prose of Walt Whitman, collected and edited by Emory Holloway. Vol. 1. Garden City, NY, and Toronto, Doubleday, Page & Company, 1921.